obsequious- adj. obedient, dutiful.
- The intern obsequiously got coffee for his boss.
- I was filled with beatitude when I read my acceptance letter to Stanford.
- My dentist appointment is the bête noire of my day.
- The news bodes evil days for him.
dank- adj. unpleasantly moist or humid; damp and often chilly.
- "Your life is your life, don't let it be clubbed into dank submission." -Charles Bukowski
- The significance of the book of John is ecumenical to the entire Christian faith.
- The fans fervidly turned the game around with their cheering.
- The skunk released a fetid odor all over my dog.
- Planning a wedding is a gargantuan task to take on.
- I wish I could return to the time when jazz was in its heyday.
- She was awakened by an intense incubus.
- The core infrastructure of the corporation effectively help it together after the stock market crashed.
- The young woman inveigled the handsome man into buying her dinner.
- He received kudos for raising $5000 for children in need.
- The restaurant gave out mints as lagniappes after every dinner to thank their customers for their purchases.
- Roxanne's prolix explanation about relativity bored everyone in class.
- My little soccer protege took directions so well.
- The engineers initially built a prototype of their robotic arm to see if it would work.
- The sycophant woman felt that her wealth put her above the common population.
tautology- n. needless repetition of an idea, especially in words other than those of the immediate context, without imparting additional force or clearness, as in “widow woman.”
- Our principle speaks with such tautology that it's hard to figure out his point of the conversation.
- Don't truckle to unreasonable demands.